American Indian Workshop

Events / Exhibitions / Congresses


Cancellation of these events, or switch to virtual events, possible due to Corona Pandemic. Please check webpages!

September 15 - October 29

Special Exhibition

BIRTHRIGHT - Journeys of Reconnection

Rainmaker Gallery

September 16 - December 16 / 17:30 CET



Amerindian Lecture Series

Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, –Max-Planck-Institut

September 24 - 27


Virtual Symposium

The Other Slavery: Histories of Indian Bondage from New Spain to the Southwestern United States

Washington, DC/USA

September 25 - 26


International Conference

Organised by: London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

September 27 - 30


German Athropological Association (GAA) Conference

Worlds. Zones. Atmospheres. Seismographies of the Anthropocene

Organized by: University of Bremen

[Fall 2021]


Seminar Series

The New Museum Paradigm

Organized by: Postcolonial Heritage Research Group (PHRG) & School of Media, Arts and Humanities, University of Sussex, Brighton/UK

[Fall 2021]

Joint Symposium & Workshop

Campuses and Colonialism

William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University
Ranchos de Taos, NM/USA


Center for the Study of the American South, University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC/USA

October 01 - 02



Materiality, Evidence and Archive

York University
Toronto, ON/Canada

October 01 - 03


International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History

Spectacle and Power in the Transatlantic World

Transnational History Student Organization, University of Texas
Arlington, TX/USA

October 06 - 08


Virtual Workshop

(Narrating) Environmental Displacements

Faculty of Philology and History, American, Studies, University of Augsburg

October 07 - 08


Conference on Illinois History

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield, IL/USA

October 07 - 09

Romanian Association for American Studies (RAAS) - Fulbright Conference

Eco Consciousness: Imperatives in American Culture

Organized by: Faculty of Letters, Ovidius University, Constanta/Romania

October 07 - 09


39th Annual Gulf South History & Humanities Conference

The Natchez Grand Hotel
Natchez, MS/USA

October 07 - 10

Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA)/American Culture Association (ACA) Conference

Indigenous Studies Area

Westin Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN/USA

October 13 - 15

ICME, INTERCOM & ICOM Joint Conference

Transforming Collecting Policies in Museums: the Need for Leadership and Societal Responsibility

Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum

October 15 - 16

Midwest Conference on British Studies (MWCBS) Meeting

68th Annual Meeting

Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH/USA

October 15 - 16


Virtual Conference

80 Years and Beyond! A Virtual Symposium on Canadian Comics

Brescia University College, University of Western Ontario
London, ON/Canada

October 16 - 17


International Conference

Ecocriticism and Environmental Studies

Organised by: London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, London/UK

October 18 - 22


Colonial Conflicts

National Museum of the US Army
Fort Belvoir, VA/USA

October 21 - 22

International Conference

The Meanings of Independence

David Center for the American Revolution, American Philosophical Society
Philadelphia, PA/USA

October 22 - 23


Northeast Conference on British Studies (NECBS)

Annual Meeting

Organized by: Northeast Conference on British Studies (NECBS)

October 27 - 30


International Conference

Indigenous Resistance in the Digital Age: the Politics of Language, Media and Culture

Università degli Studi di Napoli "L'Orientale"

October 29

International Conference

Polysemic studies and readings around a painting: France bringing faith to the Wendat of New France

Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM)
Montreal, Quebec/Canada

October 29 & November 05


Interdisciplinary Conference

Narrating the Nation: National Museums

National Museum of Ireland & National College of Art and Design

October 30 - 31


International Conference

Between the Living and the Dead: A Halloween Conference

Sponsored by: Progressive Connexions, UK

November 03 - 06

Meeting of the Southern Historical Association (SHA)

87th Annual Meeting

Astor Crowne Plaza
New Orleans, LA/USA

November 03, 10, 17


Annual Repatriation Conference

Accountable To Our Past, Committed To Our Future

With special events and networking November 2 - November 18!

Association on American Indian Affairs
Clarksville, MD/USA

November 04 - 05


Transatlantic Memories: History Activism, Heritage, and Diplomacy across the Atlantic World

John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität

November 05 - 06

Association for Ethnic Studies (ASE)Conference

Bowling Green State University ASE Conference

Association for Ethnic Studies/Department of Ethnic Studies, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH/USA

November 09 - 13


International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) Virtual Congress

Heritages, Global Interconnections in a Possible World

Organized by: International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES)

November 10 - 13


Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) Virtual Conference

Native American Studies Area

Organized by: Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association, Lansdowne, PA/USA

November 10 - 14

Meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory (ASE)

Intimacy and Interaction

Duke University
Durham, NC/USA

November 11 - 13

American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT) Conference


Midwestern State University
Wichita Falls, TX/USA

November 11 - 14

North American Conference on British Studies (NACBS)

Annual Meeting

Atlanta, GA/USA

November 12


Fourteenth Native American Symposium

Native Presence and Survival Shaping Native Futures

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Durant, OK/USA

November 12 - 13

Yale Conference

“Reckoning with Empire: The Right to Self-Determination in Historical View,” Marking the 60th Anniversary of UN Declaration against Colonialism

Department of History, Yale University
New Haven, CT/USA

November 12 - 14

International Conference

Reconciling Multiculturalism in Today's Canada: The year 2021 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Canada's policy of multiculturalism

University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB/Canada

November 17 - 21


American Anthropological Association (AAA) Annual Meeting

Truth and Responsibility

Baltimore Convention Center, Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel
Baltimore, MD/USA

November 19 - 20

Meeting of the Society for the History of Discoveries

Changing Tides: Native Americans, Europeans and Africans on the Gulf Coast

Williams Research Center of the Historic New Orleans Collection
New Orleans, LA/USA

November 19 - 21

November 20 - 26 [virtual]

Film Festival

Pocahontas Reframed

Leslie Cheek Theatre, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Richmond, VA/USA

November 29 - December 01

Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM) Conference

International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museum

Renaissance Downtown Hotel
Washington, DC/USA

December 03


Netherlands American Studies Association (NASA) Conference

A Superpower by Nature: The Environment in American Studies


December 03 - 04


Washington Early American Seminar


University of Maryland
College Park, MD/USA

December 10


Telling, exhibiting and commemorating minority histories in the United States. U.S. museums and historic sites, and minority narratives

Institut d'Histoire du Temps Présent (UMR 8244, CNRS), Université Paris 8


January 28-31

Graz/Puerto Rico International Conference on Human Rights from an Inter-American Perspective

Camps, (In)justice, and Solidarity in the Americas

University of Graz

February 02 - 04

Annual American Indian Studies Association Conference

Indigenous Survivance and Resilience in the age of COVID-19

Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ/USA

February 03 - 06

Indianer Inuit: The North American Film Festival

More than Leather and Feather


February 04 - 05

[hybrid or virtual]

Doctoral Colloquium

2022 Ruhr PhD Forum in American Studies

TU Dortmund University | University of Duisburg-Essen | Ruhr-University Bochum
Dortmund, Duisburg-Essen & Bochum/Germany

February 14 - 19



National Association of Native American Studies Conference

National Association of Native American Studies
Westbrook, MN/USA

February 18 - 22

[in-person or virtual]

Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (GKS)

Ecologies – Environments – Ethics

Hotel am Badersee

February 23 - 26

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) Conference

43rd Annual Conference

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Albuquerque, NM/USA

February 25 - 26


Revisiting Human Rights in Canadian History

History Department, King’s College, Western University
London, ON/Canada

February 28 - March 04


Under-Mapped Spaces: New Methods and Tools for Critical Storytelling with Maps

David Rumsey Map Center and Stanford Geospatial Center & Branner Earth Sciences Library and Map Collections, Library Stanford University
Stanford, CA/USA

March 10 - 13

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Annual Convention


Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
Baltimore, MD/USA

March 11


New and Emerging Studies of the Spanish Colonial Borderlands

Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA/USA

March 17 - 19

Louisiana Historical Association (LHA) Meeting

64th LHA Annual Meeting

Crowne Plaza Executive Center
Baton Rouge, LA/USA

March 23 - 27

American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) Conference

Disaster and Renewal

The Graduate Hotel
Eugene, OR/USA

March 24 - 27

Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies (INCS) Conference


Salt Lake City, UT/USA

March 30 - April 02


Renaissance Society of America (RSA) Conference

Convention Centre,

March 31 - April 03


Organization of American Historians (OAH) Annual Meeting and Concurrent Virtual Conference

Indigenous/American Pasts and Futures

Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA/USA

April 06 - 08

European Association of American Studies (EAAS) Conference


Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) & Universidad Complutense
Madrid /Spain

April 06 - 08

Great Plains Conference

Reckoning & Reconciliation on the Great Plains: Confronting Our Past, Reimagining Our Future

Center for Great Plains Studies
Lincoln, NE/USA

April 07 - 08


New Worlds, Old Worlds, Lost Worlds: Picturing Prehistory in American Art and Visual Culture

Institut national d'histoire de l'art

April 07 - 09


Virginia Forum

Virginia War Memorial
Richmond, VA/USA

May 11 - 14

Atlantic Canada Studies Conference

Histories from the Margins: Innovation and Adaptation in Atlantic Canada

University of New Brunswick
Ekwpahak | Fredericton, NB/Canada

May 12 - 13

Academic Symposium

Dissent In Transatlantic Perspective: Then, Now and in the Future?

Prague Creative Center
Prague/Czech Republic

May 12 - 14

Meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society (FCHS)

Transatlantic Diasporas

College of Charleston
Charleston, SC/USA

May 13 - 15


Indigenous-Mennonite Encounters in Time and Place: A Gathering of Body, Mind, and Spirit

Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON/Canada

May 13 - 16

PCA Conference

Popular Culture Association (PCA) Annual Conference

Area: American Indian Literatures and Cultures

Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Seattle, WA/USA

May 20 - 21


Railroads in Native America

Ogden, UT/USA

May 20 - 22


War College of the Seven Years’ War

Fort Ticonderoga
Ticonderoga, NY/USA

June 01 - 04

43rd American Indian Workshop

Northern Perspectives, Native Americans in WW II & Current Research

University of Luxembourg
Luxembourg City/Luxembourg

June 08 - 11

Annual Congress of the French Association of Canadian Studies (AFEC)

70 Years after the "Massey Report": an Assessment of Culture and Cultural Policies in Canada

Université de Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Versailles & Canadian Embassy

July 04 - 08

European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) Conference

Same planet, different worlds: environmental histories imagining anew

University of Bristol

July 14 - 15

Conference & Workshop

Underrepresented Voices of the American Revolution

Massachusetts Historical Society & Suffolk University
Boston, MA/USA

July 14 - 16

Conference & Workshop

Underrepresented Voices of the American Revolution

Massachusetts Historical Society & Suffolk University
Boston, MA/USA

[Date to be announced]

Nordic Association for Canadian Studies (NACS) Conference

"From far and wide": Cultures, memories and identities in Canada

Canadian Studies Centre, University of Aarhus

August 02 - 04

Agricultural History Society Annual Meeting

Greening the Field(s)


September 29 - October 02


Religion in the North American West

Williams P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University
Taos, NM/USA

November 10 - 13

Meeting of the Southern Historical Association (SHA)

Southern History Now! Upheavals, Reckonings, and Reimaginings

Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor,
Baltimore, MD/USA


[date tba]

44th American Indian Workshop

[theme tba]

Pázmány University

March 30 - April 02

OAH Conference on American History

Confronting Crises: History for Uncertain Times

Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites
Los Angeles, CA/USA

April 20 - 23


Religion in the North American West

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art
Indianapolis, IN/USA

June 07 - 10

International Conference

France and Louisiana: A "Special Relationship?"

Bordeaux Montaigne University


[date tba]

45th American Indian Workshop

[theme tba]

Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Pardubice
Pardubice/Czech Republic

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